Polio Synthesis Essay: The Polio Vaccine

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After decades of Henrietta being dead the Lackses had learned her cell’s were being made by the millions and the people selling them made millions. As the novel progresses you here the family is asked how they feel about HeLa Research. Their responses all have the same theme in the sense that Henrietta loved to help people, and they are proud of what their mother has done for modern medicine and science. One of the inventions that came out of research was the polio vaccine. Sonny tells Rebecca just one of the things his mom has done for science. He mentions how Bill Clinton said “the polio vaccine is one of the most important things that happened in the twentieth century, and her cells involved with that too”(Skloot162). This impacts the reader
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